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Today’s News

From The42 Irish hockey team on course for a place at 2016 Olympics after a historic victory today Success

Irish hockey team on course for a place at 2016 Olympics after a historic victory today

The Green Machine will now meet the winners of the Malaysia-France match, this weekend.

Yesterday’s News

From The42 UCD triumph as Cork must settle for draw in Europa League first round Wrap

UCD triumph as Cork must settle for draw in Europa League first round

Meanwhile, Premier League side West Ham earned a comfortable victory.

From The42 Offaly unveil side to take on Clare in hurling qualifier Team News

Offaly unveil side to take on Clare in hurling qualifier

Offaly footballers have also named team to play Kildare.

From The42 This immaculate trick shot is the best thing we’ve seen so far at Wimbledon Genius

This immaculate trick shot is the best thing we’ve seen so far at Wimbledon

A hapless Pablo Carreno Busta could only applaud after his opponent’s moment of magic.

From The42 Good news football hipsters, the ‘Derry Pele’ has found a new club Happy Days

Good news football hipsters, the ‘Derry Pele’ has found a new club

Paddy McCourt will be playing his football in League Two next season.

Wednesday 1 July, 2015

From The42 Power ranking all 6 Rocky movies from worst to best Mixed Bag

Power ranking all 6 Rocky movies from worst to best

A seventh instalment of the popular movie franchise has been confirmed, and its trailer has just been released.

From The42 We’ll Leave it There So: McGregor’s new opponent, #ThanksPaulie and all of today’s sport Wednesday

We’ll Leave it There So: McGregor’s new opponent, #ThanksPaulie and all of today’s sport

Plus, Paul McShane appears to have found a new club, Liverpool make a sixth summer signing and details of an upcoming UFC show in Dublin.

From The42 Sean St Ledger earning plenty of plaudits after making ‘the save of the year’ Take A Bow

Sean St Ledger earning plenty of plaudits after making ‘the save of the year’

The Irish defender has impressed since moving to the MLS.

From The42 Ireland’s Paul McShane appears to have found a new club Pastures New

Ireland’s Paul McShane appears to have found a new club

Meanwhile, former Shamrock Rovers and Ireland U21 striker Pádraig Amond has joined Grimsby.

From The42 Shawn Michaels’ upcoming appearance in Wexford has been cancelled Famous Face

Shawn Michaels’ upcoming appearance in Wexford has been cancelled

A spokesperson for Riverside Park Hotel, Enniscorthy, originally told The42 that the event was going ahead.

Tuesday 30 June, 2015

From The42 Power ranking the 10 most promising young Irish footballers Potential

Power ranking the 10 most promising young Irish footballers

Following Jack Byrne’s move today, we look at others who could flourish in years to come.

From The42 Here’s everything you need to know about the Irish sides in Europe this season Explainer

Here’s everything you need to know about the Irish sides in Europe this season

Shamrock Rovers kick off their Europa League campaign against Progres Niederkorn of Luxembourg this evening.

From The42 ‘Me ma was upset… She thought I was signing for Pat’s and I hadn’t told her’ Clarification

‘Me ma was upset… She thought I was signing for Pat’s and I hadn’t told her’

Damien Duff has played down recent rumours linking him with a move to the Dublin club.

From The42 After signing a new contract yesterday, Ireland’s Jack Byrne is on the move* Progress

After signing a new contract yesterday, Ireland’s Jack Byrne is on the move*

*The midfielder is set for a loan spell in Holland.

From The42 FAI’s debt increases to over €51 million, according to latest accounts Problems

FAI’s debt increases to over €51 million, according to latest accounts

Fifa’s infamous payout following the Thierry Henry handball incident in the 2010 World Cup playoff also gets a mention.

Monday 29 June, 2015

From The42 All you need to know about the young Irish talent who’s just signed a new deal at Man City Fyi

All you need to know about the young Irish talent who’s just signed a new deal at Man City

The U21 international has been compared to Man United legend Paul Scholes.

From The42 One of Ireland’s most promising young footballers has signed a new contract with Man City Happy Days

One of Ireland’s most promising young footballers has signed a new contract with Man City

It’s been confirmed that the midfielder has signed a three-year deal.

From The42 Ireland’s triumphant boxers given a hero’s welcome home Recognition

Ireland’s triumphant boxers given a hero’s welcome home

Badminton Men’s and Mixed Doubles bronze medal winners Sam Magee, Chloe Magee and Joshua Magee also arrived back in Dublin today.

Sunday 28 June, 2015

From The42 Seamus Coleman would be an ideal signing for Manchester United Opinion

Seamus Coleman would be an ideal signing for Manchester United

The Ireland international is being linked with a big-money move to Old Trafford

From The42 ‘The famine is over’ – Twitter reacts to Westmeath’s unbelievable win Awe

‘The famine is over’ – Twitter reacts to Westmeath’s unbelievable win

“As astonishing a game as I’ve ever commentated on” and more thoughts from today’s game.

From The42 ‘Step up and fight like a man’ – McGregor thinks Aldo should fight even if injured Fighting Words

‘Step up and fight like a man’ – McGregor thinks Aldo should fight even if injured

“There should be no reason to pull out of this contest. But if he does, that’s on him.”

From The42 ‘I walk around in pain nearly every day’ – Ireland’s new world champion makes big sacrifices Interview
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From The42 Brian O’Driscoll weighs in on McGregor-Aldo — it’s the sporting tweets of the week Twittersphere

Brian O’Driscoll weighs in on McGregor-Aldo — it’s the sporting tweets of the week

Also, featuring Barry Geraghty, Stephanie Roche and Caroline Wozniacki.

Saturday 27 June, 2015

From The42 It’s dribbles like these that make Lionel Messi the best player in the world Genius
From The42 ‘Roy Keane’s honesty inspired my book’ Interview

‘Roy Keane’s honesty inspired my book’

Danny Higginbotham chats to The42 about his recently released autobiography ‘Rise of the Underdog’.

Friday 26 June, 2015

From The42 Chile player faces Copa America ban after allegedly inserting finger into Cavani’s anus Under Fire

Chile player faces Copa America ban after allegedly inserting finger into Cavani’s anus

The Uruguay star was sent off for reacting to the incident in question.

From The42 Ireland’s 7-a-side football team guarantee place at Rio 2016 Winning

Ireland’s 7-a-side football team guarantee place at Rio 2016

A 1-0 victory ensured the Irish side’s place at next year’s Paralympics.

Thursday 25 June, 2015

From The42 Can we guess your favourite sport based solely on your taste in music? Quiz

Can we guess your favourite sport based solely on your taste in music?

Are you more of a Kurt Cobain or Madonna-type of person?

Wednesday 24 June, 2015

From The42 Barcelona NOT interested in Di Maria and the rest of today’s transfer gossip Speculation

Barcelona NOT interested in Di Maria and the rest of today’s transfer gossip

Meanwhile, Arsenal look set to miss out on Jackson Martinez.

From The42 This Barcelona wonderkid is better at football than you Video

This Barcelona wonderkid is better at football than you

Mamadou Saidou is only 11, but don’t be too surprised if you hear more from him in years to come.

Tuesday 23 June, 2015

From The42 Where are they now? The Parma team that won the 1999 Uefa Cup final Looking Back

Where are they now? The Parma team that won the 1999 Uefa Cup final

The Italian side have endured an ignominious fall from grace since.

From The42 9 other Irish internationals who could do with a move this summer Hope

9 other Irish internationals who could do with a move this summer

Could these players follow suit after James McClean’s move to West Brom was confirmed yesterday?

From The42 Don’t you dare laugh at this poor, unfortunate young footballer! Drama
From The42 Man United set to spend over €200 million and all today’s transfer gossip Speculation

Man United set to spend over €200 million and all today’s transfer gossip

Meanwhile, former Ireland U21 international, Rob Kiernan has left Wigan to join Rangers.

Sunday 21 June, 2015

From The42 Finish off your weekend with this brilliant recollection of ‘The Charlton Years’ Italia 90 Week

Finish off your weekend with this brilliant recollection of ‘The Charlton Years’

The documentary includes detailed assessments of everything from the highs of Italia 90 to the lows of the Euro 96 playoff.

From The42 25 years on from Italia 90, where did it all go wrong for Irish football? Descent

25 years on from Italia 90, where did it all go wrong for Irish football?

The Boys in Green have never quite hit the heights of that wonderful summer since.

From The42 ‘I wouldn’t say Klinsmann was aloof, but he was a bit of an intellectual’ Italia 90 Week

‘I wouldn’t say Klinsmann was aloof, but he was a bit of an intellectual’

Journalist and author Uli Hesse recalls West Germany’s Italia 90-winning side.

Saturday 20 June, 2015

From The42 Did Ireland underachieve during the Jack Charlton era? Italia 90 Week

Did Ireland underachieve during the Jack Charlton era?

The former World Cup winner with England is the most successful manager in the history of the Irish national team.

From The42 Ireland’s Olympic dream ends with defeat to USA Disappointment

Ireland’s Olympic dream ends with defeat to USA

A goal from Anna O’Flanagan was merely a consolation amid an emphatic defeat.

From The42 Andy Lee’s first world title defence confirmed for Thomond Park OFFICIAL

Andy Lee’s first world title defence confirmed for Thomond Park

The boxer will take on Billy Joe Saunders of England.

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